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Bethel Senior Citizens Club BETHEL — The Bethel Senior Citizens Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at the Alliance Church, across from Telstar, for its meeting and luncheon. The menu is a variety of summer salads and rolls for those who wish to make...

Oxford County has long to-do list for airport

OXFORD — Repairs to the Oxford County Regional Airport may exceed $300,000 as county commissioners begin to move through a to-do list of items that must be completed before the facility's future is determined, county Administrator Scott Cole said. The list ranges from complying with ... 1

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Farm market open Thursdays, Saturdays NORWAY — The Old Squire's Farm Market is an indoor/outdoor market that is open two days a week for shoppers' convenience. It is at 493 Main St., across from the Gingerbread House on the corner of Pleasant and Main streets.

Paris board to look into sharing recreation director with Oxford

PARIS — Town Manager Amy Bernard said Wednesday afternoon that the town of Paris will reach out to Oxford officials about the possibility of sharing a paid recreation director. Bernard said Paris does not have a recreation direc...

Wife hopes to succeed husband as Oxford County Commissioner

OXFORD — Longtime Oxford resident Diane Jackson, 59, has announced she will run for the Oxford County commissioner seat held by her husband, Caldwell “Caldie” Jackson. Caldwell Jackson, the current chairman and a two-term commissioner, is unable to seek re-election due to...

Auto Racing Roundup: Sanborn tops huge Pro field at OPS

Trevor Sanborn topped one of the largest headline-division fields in many years at Oxford Plains Speedway to win the Budweiser Pro Late Model feature Monday afternoon. Sanborn, of Limerick, took the lead from early dominator and two-time OPS champion Tim Brackett of Buckfield on a lap 33 r...

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United New Auburn Association AUBURN — United New Auburn Association Meeting has been scheduled for May 27, at 6 p.m. at Rolly's Diner in New Auburn. Alan Manoian, Economic Development Specialist, and Geoff Low, Deputy Fire Chief, will speak. Manoian will give...

Memorial Day parade, service at Oxford

OXFORD — The annual Memorial Day parade will step off at 9 a.m. Monday, May 26, from the Oxford Elementary School at 79 Pleasant St. The parade will proceed down Pleasant Street, turn left onto King Street and end at the Anderson-Staples American Legion Post 112 hall at 169 King St. ...

Mountain Valley teacher named Oxford County Teacher of the Year

AUGUSTA —Mountain Valley High School Technology teacher Jeff Bailey was recently recognized as the 2014 Oxford County Teacher of the Year in a ceremony in the Hall of Flags at the state capitol. He is in the running for the 2015 Maine Teacher of the Year. After a day in Augusta learn...

Parent says Norway school not doing enough about lice

NORWAY — A local couple said parents are not being notified of lice outbreaks in SAD 17. “This is crazy. As a parent, I want to know if there is a problem,” said Angela Bonville, whose 11-year-old daughter came home from the Guy E. Rowe School in Norway this week with nit... 1